50 years later: Selma in their own wordsPlay Video - 4:24
March 7th, 2015
50 years later: Selma in their own words
Tens of thousands have traveled from all across the country to Selma, Alabama to mark the site of “Bloody Sunday,” when protesters were brutally beaten by troopers wielding clubs and tear gas 50 years ago. TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones speaks to people living in this city on how they fell about all this attention.